Cathy Marie Carnahan Tikkala

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Cathy Marie Carnahan Tikkala age 69, of Monroeville, Ohio passed away at her home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, September 13, 2023.

She was born on November 29, 1953 to the late Robert and Beverly Jean (Burns) Carnahan.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Richard Tikkala and daughter, Lori Lunsford She is survived by a daughter, Crystal Joy Shipley, six grandkids, Heather Montgomery, Savannah Slone, Holdan Shipley, Heidi Moquin, Maci LoPresti, and Isabella LoPresti and two great grandchildren Kylie Ann René Bolen and Emery Joseph Lucal. Cathy loved music, plants, and rocks. Being outside was her favorite place to be from pushing her wheel barrel to feeding the birds. She will be remembered with much Love, Peace, and Rock n Roll. Per her request there will be no service at this time. Condolences can be made to her family by visiting


Don Carr - Sep 19, 2023
What a wonderfull lady. Had so many good memories with her, and Tic. I'll definitely miss our visits. R.I.P my good friend!
Kay Carr - Sep 18, 2023
I'm so very sorry to hear this. Kathy was a very special person, we were such good friends back in the day. Prayers going out to the family
Sherri F. - Sep 17, 2023
Thank You my dear friend for the wonderful memories, laughter, love and time you shared with me, I am forever grateful.💚🙏
- Sep 17, 2023
Crystal and girls, I am so sorry for your loss. May she now dance in the sky with Lori.